Savoy Records Catalog: 78/45 rpm 1500/1600, 1800 series

Savoy 1500 series (10 inch 78 rpm/7 inch 45 rpm)

1500   Big Maybelle - Mean To Me / Tell Me Who

Dave McRae, alto sax; Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Kelly Owens, piano, arranger; Mickey Baker, guitar; Ed Sneed, bass; Sol Hall, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956

SBM6868Mean To Me
SBM6871Tell Me Who

1501   Baby Face - Red Headed Woman / Moonshine Baby

Little Walter, harmonica, vocals; Muddy Waters, guitar; Baby Face Leroy, drums, vocals.

Chicago, IL, circa 1948

SBL4459Moonshine Baby
SBL4460Red Headed Woman

** originally released as Savoy 1122 entitled "Moonshine Baby / Red Headed Woman".

1502   The Cubs - Why Did You Make Me Cry / I Hear Wedding Bells

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Kelly Owens, piano; Skeeter Best, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Sol Hall, drums; The Cubs, vocals.

NYC, September 18, 1956

STC6873Why Did You Make Me Cry
STC6875I Hear Wedding Bells

1503   Werly Fairburn - All The Time / I'm A Fool About Your Love

Werly Fairburn, vocals; and others.

NYC, September 30, 1956

SWF6882I'm A Fool About Your Love
SWF6885All The Time

1504   Stomp Gordon - Ride Superman Ride / Oh, Tell Me Why

Curtis Peagler, alto sax; Gene Walker, tenor sax; Stomp Gordon, piano; John Green, guitar, bass; Donald Drake, drums; The Hi-Lites, vocals.

NYC, September 26, 1956

SSG6876Oh, Tell Me Why
SSG6880Ride Superman Ride

1505   Sam Price - Rib Joint / Tishomingo Blues

King Curtis, tenor sax; Sam Price, piano; Mickey Baker, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums.

NYC, October 17, 1956

SSP6893Rib Joint
SSP6895Tishomingo

1506   Nappy Brown - I'm Getting Lonesome / Little By Little

Sam Price, piano; Nappy Brown, vocals; Kelly Owens Orchestra.

NYC, October 1, 1956

SNB6889I'm Getting Lonesome
SNB6892Little By Little

1507   Jimmy Scott - Never Peace Of Mind / Please Be Kind

Dave McRae, alto sax; Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Kelly Owens, piano, director; Mickey Baker, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Arthur Edgehill, drums; Jimmy Scott, vocals.

NYC, October 3, 1956

SJS6887Please Be Kind
SJS6888Never Peace Of Mind

1508   The Jive Bombers - When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver / Bad Boy

Earl Johnson, tenor sax, vocals; Allen Tinney, piano, vocals; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Clarence Palmer, bass, vocals; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Pee Wee Tinney, vocals.

NYC, November 30, 1956

SJP6914When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver
SJP6915Bad Boy

1509   Werly Fairburn - My Heart's On Fire / Speak To Me Baby

Werly Fairburn, vocals; and others.

circa January, 1957

SWF6934My Heart's On Fire
SWF6935Speak To Me Baby

1510   Bill Carey - The Padre Of San Antonio / You've Broken A Heart

Bill Carey.

NYC, February 19, 1957

SBC6970The Padre Of San Antonio
SBC6971You've Broken A Heart

1511   Nappy Brown - Pretty Girl (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah) / I'm Gonna Get You

John Rains, Billy Ver Planck, trombone; Count Hastings, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, piano; Sal Salvador, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals.

NYC, March 6, 1957

SNB6979Pretty Girl (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah)
SNB6981I'm Gonna Get You

1512   Big Maybelle - I Don't Want To Cry / All Of Me

Dave McRae, alto sax; Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Kelly Owens, piano, arranger; Mickey Baker, guitar; Ed Sneed, bass; Sol Hall, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, July 20, 1956

SBM6870I Don't Want To Cry

Frank Rehak, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; George Barrow, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, director.

NYC, January 28, 1957

SBM6936All Of Me

1513   The Jive Bombers - The Blues Don't Mean A Thing / If I Had A Talking Picture Of You

Earl Johnson, tenor sax, vocals; Allen Tinney, piano, vocals; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Clarence Palmer, bass, vocals; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Pee Wee Tinney, vocals.

NYC, November 30, 1956

SJP6912The Blues Don't Mean A Thing
SJP6913If I Had A Talking Picture Of You

1514   Nappy Brown - Goody Goody Gum Drop / Bye Bye Baby

Sam Price, piano; Nappy Brown, vocals; Kelly Owens Orchestra.

NYC, October 1, 1956

SNB6891Bye Bye Baby

John Rains, Billy Ver Planck, trombone; Count Hastings, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, piano; Sal Salvador, guitar; Aaron Bell, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals.

NYC, March 6, 1957

SNB6982Goody Goody Gum Drop

1515   The Jive Bombers - Cherry / You Took My Love

Earl Johnson, tenor sax; Allen Tinney, piano, vocals; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Pee Wee Tinney, guitar, drums, vocals; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Clarence Palmer, bass, vocals; Bobby Donaldson, drums.

NYC, May 10, 1957

SJB70029Cherry
SJB70031You Took My Love

1516   Little Esther - Longing In My Heart / If It's New To You

Money Johnson, trumpet; Warren Lucky, Hal Singer, tenor sax; Kelly Owens, piano; Mickey Baker, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Sol Hall, drums; Esther Phillips, vocals.

NYC, May 2, 1956

SLE6846Longing In My Heart
SLE6849If It's New To You

1517   Wilbert Harrison - I Know My Baby Loves Me / My Love Is Ture

Nat Pierce, piano; Barry Galbraith, mandolin; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Wilbert Harrison, vocals; Billy Ver Planck, arranger.

NYC, June 4, 1957

SWH70065My Love Is Ture
SWH70066I Know My Baby Loves Me

1518   Libby Dean - Ding Dong Rock A Billy Wedding / Full Time Lovers

Nat Pierce, piano; Barry Galbraith, mandolin; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Libby Dean, vocals; The Ray Charles Singers, vocal group; Billy Ver Planck, arranger.

NYC, May 31, 1957

SLD70061Ding Dong Rock A Billy Wedding
SLD70063Full Time Lovers

1519   Big Maybelle - Jim / Rock House

Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Ernie Wilkins, tenor sax; George Barrow, baritone sax; Don Abney, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

NYC, January 7, 1957

SBM6931Jim

Frank Rehak, trombone; Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; George Barrow, baritone sax; Don Abney, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 13, 1957

SBM70026Rock House

1520   Little Terry - Shake Me Up, Baby / See See Boo Hoo

Sam Taylor, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Fred Johnson, piano; Lucious Fowler, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Sol Hall, drums; Little Terry, vocals; Leroy Kirkland, arranger, director.

NYC, February 20, 1956

STL6814Shake Me Up, Baby
STL6817See See Boo Hoo

1521   Werly Fairburn - Telephone Baby / No Blues Tomorrow

Werly Fairburn, vocals; and others.

New Orleans, LA, 1957

SWF70090Telephone Baby
SWF70091No Blues Tomorrow

1522   Billy Lamont - I Got A Rock 'N 'Roll Gal / I'm So Sorry

Buster Cooper, trombone; Bob McCain, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, baritone sax; Sam Price, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Billy Lamont, vocals; A.K. Salim, arranger.

NYC, July 25, 1957

SBL70093I'm So Sorry
SBL70094I Got A Rock 'N 'Roll Gal

1523   The Three Playmates - Giddy-Up-A-Ding-Dong / It Must Be Love

George Barrow, Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, baritone sax; Sam Price, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; The Three Playmates, vocal group; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, July 26, 1957

SPM70096Giddy-Up-A-Ding-Dong
SPM70097It Must Be Love

1524   Ernie Wilkins - Blue Jeans / Have You Ever Been Lonely

Jim Dahl, Al Grey, Rod Levitt, Melba Liston, trombone; Ernie Wilkins, alto sax, arranger, director; Don Abney, piano; Al Lucas, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; 6 unknown, vocals.

NYC, September 6, 1957

SEW70114Blue Jeans
SEW70116Have You Ever Been Lonely

1525   Nappy Brown - The Right Time / Oh You Don't Know

Buster Cooper, trombone; Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Kelly Owens, piano; Skeeter Best, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals.

NYC, October 1, 1957

SNB70131The Right Time
SNB70134Oh You Don't Know

1526   Dusty Fletcher's Mad Hour, Part 1 & 2

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Billy Kyle, piano; Aaron Smith, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Jack Parker, drums; Dusty Fletcher, vocals.

NYC, January 30, 1947

NSC226 | SDF70160Dusty Fletcher's Mad Hour, Part 1
NSC227 | SDF70161Dusty Fletcher's Mad Hour, Part 2

** originally released as National 4013.

1527   Big Maybelle - So Long / Ring Dang Dilly

Dave McRae, alto sax; Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Kelly Owens, piano, arranger; Mickey Baker, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Sol Hall, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 14, 1956

SBM6856Ring Dang Dilly

Frank Rehak, trombone; Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; George Barrow, baritone sax; Don Abney, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 13, 1957

SBM70024So Long

1528   The Three Playmates - Sugah Wooga / Lovey Dovey Pair

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Bobby Banks, organ; Leonard Gaskin, bass; The Three Playmates, vocal group; unidentified orchestra.

NYC, October 22, 1957

SPG70162Sugah Wooga
SPG70163Lovey Dovey Pair

1529   Ricky Aquary - Come On Liza / Can't You See

Ricky Aquary And The Keys.

January, 1958

SRK70186Come On Liza
SRK70187Can't You See

1530   Nappy Brown - If You Need Some Lovin' / I'm In The Mood

Henry Durant, tenor sax; Bobby Banks, organ; Jimmy Schenck, bass; Rodney "Red" Alcott, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals.

NYC, December 29, 1955

SNB6787I'm In The Mood

Buster Cooper, trombone; Hilton Jefferson, alto sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Kelly Owens, piano; Skeeter Best, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals.

NYC, October 1, 1957

SNB70132If You Need Some Lovin'

1531   Wilbert Harrison - Baby Don't You Know / My Love For You Lingers On

Nat Pierce, piano; Barry Galbraith, mandolin; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Wilbert Harrison, vocals; Billy Ver Planck, arranger.

NYC, June 4, 1957

SWH70064Baby Don't You Know
SWH70067My Love For You Lingers On

1532   The Temptations - Mister Juke Box / Made At Love

The Temptations.

NYC, January 17, 1958

STT70192Made At Love
STT70193Mister Juke Box

1533   The O.C. All Stars - Everybody Stroll / Sone Down

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Robert Banks, piano; Skeeter Best, Lord Westbrook, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Billy Ver Planck, arranger.

NYC, February 18, 1958

SOC70218Everybody Stroll
SOC70219Sone Down

1534   The O.C. All Stars - Ophelia / Hot Calypso

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Robert Banks, piano; Skeeter Best, Lord Westbrook, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Billy Ver Planck, arranger.: same session.

NYC, February 18, 1958

SOC70217Ophelia
SOC70220Hot Calypso

1535   Clarence Palmer - Just Around The Corner / The Jive Bombers - Is This The End

Earl Johnson, tenor sax; Allen Tinney, piano, vocals; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Pee Wee Tinney, guitar, drums, vocals; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Clarence Palmer, bass, vocals; Bobby Donaldson, drums.

NYC, May 10, 1957

SJB70030Is This The End
SJB70032Just Around The Corner

1536   Big Maybelle - Blues Early, Early, Part 1 & 2

unknown, trombone; 2 unknown, alto sax; unknown, tenor sax; unknown, piano; unknown, guitar; unknown, bass; unknown, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, November 26, 1957

SBM70174Blues Early, Early, Part 1
SBM70175Blues Early, Early, Part 2

1537   The Three Playmates - (Do-Oo, Do-Oo) I Dreamed / Give Your Love To Me

George Barrow, Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, baritone sax; Sam Price, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Joe Benjamin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; The Three Playmates, vocal group; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

NYC, July 26, 1957

SPM70098Give Your Love To Me
SPM70099(Do-Oo, Do-Oo) I Dreamed

1538   Dusty Fletcher - I'm Going Back In There, Part 1 & 2

Hot Lips Page, trumpet; Dicky Wells, trombone; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Billy Kyle, piano; Aaron Smith, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Jack Parker, drums; Dusty Fletcher, vocals.

NYC, January 30, 1947

NSC224I'm Going Back In There, Part 1
NSC225I'm Going Back In There, Part 2

** originally released as National 4014.

1539   Billy Hope - The Deacon's Walk / Bad Times

Khalil Malik, trumpet, trombone; Albert McQueen, tenor, baritone sax; Bobby Martin, piano, arranger; Khalid Ali, bass; Billy Hope, drums; Sonny Brockington, Jerry Garo, unknown instruments.

February 24, 1958

SBH70232Bad Times
SBH70234The Deacon's Walk

1540   The Ravens - White Christmas / Silent Night

Maithe Marshall, lead tenor vocals; Leonard Puzey, 2nd tenor vocals; Richard Cannon, baritone vocals; Jimmy Ricks, bass vocals; with Howard Biggs, piano, arranger; unknown, guitar, bass, drums.

Chicago, IL, December, 1948

SP118 | STR70124Silent Night
SP119 | STR70123White Christmas

** originally released as National 9062 entitled "Silent Night / White Christmas".

1541   Big Maybelle - Silent Night / White Christmas

Frank Rehak, trombone; Sahib Shihab, alto sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; George Barrow, baritone sax; Don Abney, piano; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, arranger.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, April 13, 1957

SBM70027Silent Night
SBM70028White Christmas

1542   John Bennings - Who Cares / I'm Living In A World All My Own

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Heywood Henry, baritone sax; Sam Benskin, piano; 2 unknown, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; John Bennings, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire, arranger.

April 11, 1958

SJB70260Who Cares
SJB70261I'm Living In A World All My Own

1543   Buddy Lucas - Ah Ah Ah / No Change

Buddy Lucas, Edna McGriff.

April 9, 1958

SBE70258No Change
SBE70259Ah Ah Ah

1544   Frankie And The Echoes - Come Back Baby / Until We Meet Again

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Heywood Henry, baritone sax; Sam Benskin, piano; 2 unknown, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Frankie And The Echoes, vocal group; Teacho Wiltshire, arranger.

April 11, 1958

SFE70262Until We Meet Again
SFE70263Come Back Baby

1545   Jimmy Price - No Never More / I'm Afraid To Love You

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Heywood Henry, baritone sax; Sam Benskin, piano; 2 unknown, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Jimmy Price, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire, arranger.

April 11, 1958

SJP70264No Never More
SJP70265I'm Afraid To Love You

1546   Teacho Wiltshire - The Loping Ghost, Part 1 & 2

Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra.

circa July, 1958

STW70284The Loping Ghost, Part 1
STW70285The Loping Ghost, Part 2

1547   Nappy Brown - I Cried Like A Baby / Skiddy Woe

Reunald Jones, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Sam Taylor, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, baritone sax; Fred Johnson, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Panama Francis, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals; Leroy Kirkland, arranger, director.

NYC, February 1, 1956

SNB6801Skiddy Woe

Sam Price, piano; Nappy Brown, vocals; Kelly Owens Orchestra.

NYC, October 1, 1956

SNB6890I Cried Like A Baby

1548   Jimmy Scott - I May Never / What

Buddy Lucas, tenor sax; Lincoln Chase, piano; Skeeter Best, Lord Westbrook, guitar; George Duvivier, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Jimmy Scott, vocals; Billy Ver Planck, arranger.

March 31, 1958

SJS70254I May Never
SJS70255What

1549   The Gay Charmers - Groovey Shoes / Dance D-D-D-Dance

The Gay Charmers.

July 3, 1958

SWW70281Dance D-D-D-Dance
SWW70283Groovey Shoes

1550   The Temptations - I Love You / Don't You Know

The Temptations.

NYC, January 17, 1958

STT70190I Love You
STT70194Don't You Know

1551   Nappy Brown - It Won't Hurt Anymore / My Baby

Nappy Brown, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra.

August 19, 1958

SNB614846It Won't Hurt No More
SNB614848Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby

1552   Little Anthony Guardine - Must Be Falling In Love / You

Anthony Gourdine, lead vocals; William "Doc" Dockerty, tenor vocals; William Delt, baritone vocals; William Bracey, bass vocals; with Sam "The Man" Taylor, tenor sax; Dave "Baby" Cortez, piano; Mickey Baker, guitar; unknown, bass; Panama Francis, drums.

NYC, 1955

SLA70340You
SLA70341Must Be Falling In Love

1553   Jimmy Jones - A Closer Walk / Somebody Bigger Than You And I

Robert Banks, organ; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Jimmy Jones, vocals; and others.

October 16, 1958

Somebody Bigger Than You And I
Just A Closer Walk With Thee

1554   Billy Hope - Riding West / Papa Luigi

Khalil Malik, trumpet, trombone; Albert McQueen, tenor, baritone sax; Bobby Martin, piano, arranger; Khalid Ali, bass; Billy Hope, drums; Sonny Brockington, Frankie Brunson, unknown instruments.

December 22, 1958

SBH70337Riding West
SBH70339Papa Luigi

1555   Nappy Brown - You're Going To Need Someone / Skiddy Woe

Reunald Jones, trumpet; Jimmy Cleveland, trombone; Sam Taylor, tenor sax; Budd Johnson, baritone sax; Fred Johnson, piano; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Panama Francis, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals; Leroy Kirkland, arranger, director.

NYC, February 1, 1956

SNB6801Skiddy Woe

Nappy Brown, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra.

August 19, 1958

SNB614845You're Going To Need Someone

1556   Jesse And Buzzy - Going Back To New Orleans / Without Your Love

Jesse Perkins, harmonica, vocals; Buzzy Lubinsky, guitar; unknown, drums.

October 9, 1958

SJP70395Without Your Love
SJP70396Going Back To New Orleans

1557   Paul Williams - The Hucklebuck / The Hot Shots - Blue Hours

Phil Guilbeau, trumpet; Miller Sam, tenor sax; Paul Williams, baritone, alto sax; Floyd Taylor, piano; Herman Hopkins, bass; Reetham Mallett, drums.

NYC, December 15, 1948

S23011The Hucklebuck

The Hot Shots.

April 7, 1954

WFB2423Blue Hours

1558   Big Maybelle - Baby, Won't You Please Come Home / Say It Isn't So

Frank Rehak, trombone; Gigi Gryce, alto sax; Jerome Richardson, tenor sax; George Barrow, baritone sax; Hank Jones, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals; Ernie Wilkins, director.

NYC, January 28, 1957

SBM6938-1Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
SBM6939-1Say It Isn't So

1559   Gene Terry - This Should Go On Forever / Ronnie Dee - Fine, Fine

Ronnie Dee, Gene Terry, and others.

1958

SLA6500This Should Go On Forever
SLA6501Fine, Fine

1560   The Jive Bombers - You Give Your Love To Me / Stardust

The Jive Bombers.

January 28, 1959

SJB70483Stardust
SJB70485You Give Your Love To Me

1561   The Gay Charmers - Why Do You Hurt Me Darling / Walk Beside Him

The Gay Charmers.

July 3, 1958

SWW70280Walk Beside Him
SWW70282Why Do You Hurt Me Darling

1562   Nappy Brown - A Long Time / All Right Now

Nappy Brown, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra.

August 19, 1958

SNB614847A Long Time

same personnel.

February 2, 1959

SNB70496All Right Now

1563   Little Esther - It's So Good / Do You Ever Think Of Me

Esther Phillips, vocals; and others.

February 19, 1959

SLE70497It's So Good
SLE70498Do You Ever Think Of Me

1564   Brownie McGhee - Livin' With The Blues / Be My Friend

Ernie Hayes, piano; Roy Gaines, Carl Lynch, Brownie McGhee, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums.

NYC, December 22, 1958

SBM70332Livin' With The Blues
SBM70333Be My Friend

1565   Sam Price - Blue Drag / Chicken Street

Sam Price, piano; Mickey Baker, Al Casey, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Panama Francis, drums.

NYC, March 24, 1959

SSP70537Blue Drag
SSP70540Chicken Street

1566   Bobby Donaldson - Ferry Boat Romp / Bumpy

Joe Wilder, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Seldon Powell, tenor sax; Ernie Hayes, organ; Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums.

Beltone Studios, NYC, December 15, 1958

SBD70443Ferry Boat Romp
SBD70468Bumpy

1567   The "L" Captans - Home Work / Say Yes

The Go Boys, The "L" Captans.

circa March, 1959???

FDC70546Home Work
FDC70547Say Yes

1568   Sam Price - Honky Tonk Caboose / Wee Hours

Sam Price, piano; Mickey Baker, Al Casey, guitar; Al Lucas, bass; Panama Francis, drums.

NYC, March 24, 1959

SSP70538Honky Tonk Caboose
SSP70542Wee Hours

1569   Nappy Brown - This Is May Confession / For Those Who Love

Nappy Brown, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra.

February 2, 1959

SNB70493This Is May Confession
SNB70494For Those Who Love

1570   Billy Randall - Rowena / Bye Bye Teacher

Billy Randall.

circa April, 1959???

SBR70566Rowena
SBR70567Bye Bye Teacher

1571   Wilbert Harrison - Baby Don't You Know / Don't Drop It

unknown, tenor sax; unknown, baritone sax; unknown, piano; Mickey Baker, guitar; possibly Bobby Donaldson, drums; Wilbert Harrison, vocals; Leroy Kirkland, arranger, director.

August 20, 1954

SWH11005Don't Drop It

Nat Pierce, piano; Barry Galbraith, mandolin; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Wilbert Harrison, vocals; Billy Ver Planck, arranger.

NYC, June 4, 1957

SWH70064Baby Don't You Know

1572   Big Maybelle - Pitiful / A Good Man Is Hard To Find

Dave McRae, alto sax; Buddy Lucas, Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Leslie Johnakins, baritone sax; Kelly Owens, piano, arranger; Mickey Baker, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Sol Hall, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 14, 1956

SBM6857Pitiful

unknown, trumpet, alto, tenor, baritone sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 16, 1959

SBM70522A Good Man Is Hard To Find

1573   The Gay Poppers - You Better Believe / I Need Your Love

The Gay Poppers.

circa June, 1959???

SGP70586You Better Believe
SGP70587I Need Your Love

1574   Lafayette Thomas - Lafayette's A-Comin' / Please Come Back To Me

Sam Price, piano; Lafayette Thomas, guitar, vocals; Bucky Pizzarelli, electric bass; Belton Evans, drums.

NYC, July 7, 1959

SLT70603Please Come Back To Me
SLT70604Lafayette's A-Comin'

1575   Nappy Brown - I Cried Like A Baby / So Deep

Sam Price, piano; Nappy Brown, vocals; Kelly Owens Orchestra.

NYC, October 1, 1956

SNB6890I Cried Like A Baby

Nappy Brown, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire And His Orchestra.

February 2, 1959

SNB70495So Deep

1576   Big Maybelle - I Understand / Some Of These Days

Julius Held, Seymour Miroff, Felix Orlewitz, Paul Winter, violin; unknown, piano, guitar, bass, drums; Robert Banks, organ; Big Maybelle, vocals; Howard Biggs, arranger.

August 13, 1959

SBM70605I Understand
SBM70607Some Of These Days

1577   David Thorne - You Can't Do Me This Way / These Are The Things

Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Ernie Hayes, piano; Carl Lynch, Lord Westbrook, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Osie Johnson, drums; David Thorne, vocals; Teacho Wiltshire, director.

July 6, 1959

SDT70597These Are The Things
SDT70598You Can't Do Me This Way

1578   Bobby Webb - My Dream / Same Old Story

Bobby Webb.

circa March, 1959???

SBG70548My Dream
SBG70549Say Yes

1579   Nappy Brown - Give Me Your Love / Too Shy

Nappy Brown, vocals; and others.

October 6, 1959

SNB70631Too Shy
SNB70632Give Me Your Love

1580   Dud Bascomb - Tuxedo Junction / Geechie Blues

Dud Bascomb, Taft Jordan, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Arthur Clarke, alto sax; Sam "The Man" Taylor, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Ernie Hayes, piano; Carl Lynch, guitar; Teddy Cromwell, bass; Shep Shepherd, drums; Sammy Lowe, arranger.

NYC, November 9, 1959

SDB70661Tuxedo Junction
SDB70662Geechie Blues

1581   Jimmy Barnes - Crying 'Cause I Lost / Our Wedding Day

Jimmy Barnes, vocals; The Gibralters.

November 16, 1959

SJB70667Crying 'Cause I Lost
SJB70668Our Wedding Day

1582   Nappy Brown - Down In The Alley / My Baby Knows

Nappy Brown, vocals; The Gibralters.

October 28, 1959

SNB70657My Baby Knows
SNB70659Down In The Alley

1583   Big Maybelle - I Got It Bad / Until The Real Thing Comes Along

Julius Held, Seymour Miroff, Felix Orlewitz, Paul Winter, violin; unknown, piano, guitar, bass, drums; Robert Banks, organ; Big Maybelle, vocals; Howard Biggs, arranger.

August 13, 1959

SBM70606I Got It Bad
SBM70608Until The Real Thing Comes Along

1584   Jesse And Buzzy - One More Kiss / Madly In Love

Jesse Perkins, harmonica, vocals; unknown, piano, bass, drums; Buzzy, guitar.

December, 1959

SJB70679One More Kiss
SJB70680Madly In Love

1585   Dusty Fletcher - Open The Door, Richard, Part 1 & 2

George Treadwell, trumpet; Dickie Harris, trombone; Big Nick Nicholas, tenor sax; Jimmy Jones, piano; Al McKibbon, bass; J.C. Heard, drums; Dusty Fletcher, vocals.

NYC, January 4, 1947

NSC222 | SDF70158Open The Door, Richard, Part 1
NSC223 | SDF70159Open The Door, Richard, Part 2

** originally released as National 4012.

1586   Jimmy Jones - Please Say You're Mine / With All My Heart

Warren Lucky, tenor sax; Kelly Owens, piano; Lord Westbrook, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Panama Francis, drums; Jimmy Jones, vocals.

NYC, February 2, 1956

SJJ6802With All My Heart
SJJ6805Please Say You're Mine

1587   Nappy Brown - Baby Cry, Cry Baby / What's Come Over You Baby

Earl Warren, alto sax; King Curtis, Al Sears, tenor sax; Robert Banks, piano; Mickey Baker, Wally Richardson, guitar; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Joe Marshall, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals; Sammy Lowe, arranger.

March 15, 1960

SNB9907Baby Cry, Cry Baby

same personnel.

March 17, 1960

SNB9913What's Come Over You Baby

1588   Nappy Brown - Baby I Got News For You / Apple Of My Eye

Earl Warren, alto sax; King Curtis, Al Sears, tenor sax; Robert Banks, piano; Mickey Baker, Wally Richardson, guitar; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Joe Marshall, drums; Nappy Brown, vocals; Sammy Lowe, arranger.: same personnel.

March 15, 1960

SNB9909Apple Of My Eye
SNB9910Baby I Got News For You

1589   Baby Boy Jennings - Goin' Home / Little Girl

Al Sears, tenor sax; Charles Macey, piano; Wally Richardson, guitar; Abie Baker, bass; Shep Shepherd, drums; Baby Boy Jennings And The Satellites, vocal group.

July 23, 1960

SBB6670Goin' Home
SBB6671Little Girl

1590   Jimmy Barnes - Don't Be Mad With Me / You Thrill Me So Much

Jimmy Barnes, vocals; and others.

August 5, 1960

SJB7772Don't Be Mad With Me
SJB7773You Thrill Me So Much

1591   Ivan Ward - 66 Rock / Congo Glide

Ivan Ward.

November 16, 1960

SVC110066 Rock
SVC1101Congo Glide

1592   Nappy Brown - Nobody Can Say / The Hole I'm In

Nappy Brown, vocals; and others.

October 6, 1959

SNB70634Nobody Can Say

Nappy Brown, vocals; The Gibralters.

October 28, 1959

SNB70660The Hole I'm In

1593   Jimmy Scott - My Romance / These Are The Things I Love

Julius Brand, Julius Held, Felix Orlewitz, Paul Winter, violin; Isadore Zir, viola; Maurice Brown, cello; Charles May, piano; Lloyd Trotman, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Jimmy Scott, vocals.

NYC, November 30, 1960

SJS6000My Romance
SJS6003These Are The Things I Love

1594   Nappy Brown - Coal Miner / Hoonie Boonie

George Berg, Phil Bodner, Sam Taylor, sax; Abie Baker, bass; Shep Shepherd, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; John Huston, Charles Manz, unknown instruments; Nappy Brown, vocals.

December 22, 1960

SNB2347Hoonie Boonie
SNB2349Coal Miner

1595   Big Maybelle - I Ain't Got Nobody / Goin' Home Baby

unknown, trumpet, alto, tenor, baritone sax, piano, guitar, bass, drums; Big Maybelle, vocals.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, March 16, 1959

SBM70521Goin' Home Baby
SBM70524I Ain't Got Nobody

1596   The Divots - Diddy-Wah-Diddy / Missing You

The Divots.

February 7, 1961

SJS600Missing You
SJS601Diddy-Wah-Diddy

1597   Sam Taylor - Deliver Me / Deacon's Hop

Sammy Lowe, trumpet, arranger; Sam "The Man" Taylor, tenor sax; Haywood Henry, baritone sax; Lee Anderson, piano; Robert Banks, organ; Carl Lynch, guitar; John Hunter, Charley Manz, bass???; Herbie Lovelle, drums.

February 9, 1961

SST1770Deliver Me
SST1772Deacon's Hop

1598   Nappy Brown - Don't Be Angry / Anytime Is The Right Time

George Berg, Phil Bodner, Sam Taylor, sax; Abie Baker, bass; Shep Shepherd, drums; Ray Barretto, congas; John Huston, Charles Manz, unknown instruments; Nappy Brown, vocals.

December 22, 1960

SNB2348Don't Be Angry
SNB2350Anytime Is The Right Time

1599   Wyatt McPherson - Here's My Confession / That's Why I Love My Baby

Wyatt McPherson.

March 22, 1961

SWM504Here's My Confession
SWM505That's Why I Love My Baby

Savoy 1600 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

1600   Oscar Black - I Got A Feeling / I'm A Fool To Care

Oscar Black.

March 22, 1961

SOB1601I'm A Fool To Care
SOB1602I Got A Feeling

1601   Barbara Long - Trolley Song / Where Is Lonesome

Billy Howell, trumpet; Booker Ervin, tenor sax; Nat Phipps, piano; George Tucker, bass; Al Harewood, drums; Barbara Long, vocals.

Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, January 5, 1961

SBL748Where Is Lonesome

same personnel.

Medallion Studio, Newark, NJ, January 10, 1961

SBL757Trolley Song

1602   Frankie And The Flips - Pop Eye Twist / Devil Dog Rock

Frankie And The Flips.

June, 1961

SFM6200Pop Eye Twist
SFM6201Devil Dog Rock

1603   Little Betty - Why Did You Do It / I May Be Wrong

Little Betty.

June 23, 1961

SLB466Why Did You Do It
SLB467I May Be Wrong

1604   David Romaine - Marcheta / Teasin' Melody

David Romaine Orchestra.

circa July, 1961???

SDR100Teasin' Melody
SDR101Marcheta

1605   Big Slim - Don't Cry Baby / I Got To Find My Baby

Bill Henry.

June 23, 1961

SBH464Don't Cry Baby
SBH465I Got To Find My Baby

1606   Faye Adams - Step Up And Rescue Me / Cry You Crazy Heart

Faye Adams, vocals; and others.

September 20, 1961

SFS920Step Up And Rescue Me
SFS921Cry You Crazy Heart

1607   Ivan Ward - The Clique / Baby Sitter

Ivan Ward.

September, 1961

SCV711The Clique
SCV712Baby Sitter

1608   Sammy Cotton - Nobody / I'm True

Sammy Cotton, vocals.

October 2, 1961

SSC2102Nobody
SSC2103I'm True

1609   The Derbys - Lead Me On / A Travelin' Man

The Derbys.

October 2, 1961

STD2104A Travelin' Man
STD2105Lead Me On

1610   no information

1611   Jesse Johnson - Can't Help It / Kissin'

Jesse Johnson.

October 5, 1961

SSJ6517Kissin'
SSJ6519Can't Help It

1612   no information

1613   Maria Mae - Hic-Cups / She's Got You

Maria Mae, vocals; and others.

August 7, 1962

SMN6455She's Got You
SMN6456Hic-Cups

1614   Clarence Palmer - Bad Boy / Is This The End

Earl Johnson, tenor sax, vocals; Allen Tinney, piano, vocals; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Clarence Palmer, bass, vocals; Bobby Donaldson, drums; Pee Wee Tinney, vocals.

NYC, November 30, 1956

SJP6915Bad Boy

Earl Johnson, tenor sax; Allen Tinney, piano, vocals; Kenny Burrell, guitar; Pee Wee Tinney, guitar, drums, vocals; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Clarence Palmer, bass, vocals; Bobby Donaldson, drums.

NYC, May 10, 1957

SJB70030Is This The End

1615   Leonard Sues - Lollipops And Roses / Baby's Got Me Worried

Leonard Sues.

October 31, 1962

SLS6532Lollipops And Roses

same personnel.

December 10, 1962

SLS6573Baby's Got Me Worried

1616   Nappy Brown - Didn't You Know / I've Had My Fun

Nappy Brown, vocals; and others.

August 21, 1961

SNB8422I've Had My Fun

same personnel.

December 27, 1962

SNB6603Didn't You Know

1617   Little David - Home Is Where You Come / So Long

Gene Miller, trumpet; Andrew Love, tenor sax; Floyd Newman, baritone sax; Richard Shann, piano; Charles Freeman III, guitar; Lewis Steinberg, electric bass; Al Jackson, drums; David Porter as Little David, vocals.

Memphis, TN, April 15, 1963

SLD63-130Home Is Where You Come
SLD63-132So Long

1618   Prince Gabe - Silly Willie / The Cricket

Prince Gabe, vocals.

Memphis, TN, April 16, 1963

SPG63-134Silly Willie
SPG63-136The Cricket

1619   Oboe - Tradin' Stamps / Mother-In-Law Trouble

Oboe.

June, 1963

SOB63-189Tradin' Stamps
SOB63-190Mother-In-Law Trouble

1620   Ricky Leigh - To Find An Angel Like You / Why Do Little Girls Hurt Little Boys

Ricky Leigh.

September 13, 1963

SRL63-268To Find An Angel Like You
SRL63-269Why Do Little Girls Hurt Little Boys

1621   Nappy Brown - So Glad I Don't Have To Cry No More / Lock On The Door

Nappy Brown, vocals; and others.

August 21, 1961

SNB8423So Glad I Don't Have To Cry No More
SNB8424Lock On The Door

1622   Little David - Crawlin' And Pleadin' / A Work Of Art

Gene Miller, trumpet; Andrew Love, tenor sax; Floyd Newman, baritone sax; Richard Shann, piano; Charles Freeman III, guitar; Lewis Steinberg, electric bass; Al Jackson, drums; David Porter as Little David, vocals.

Memphis, TN, April 15, 1963

SLD63-131Crawlin' And Pleadin'
SLD63-133A Work Of Art

1623   Mike Shapiro - Harlem Nocturne / Comin' Home Baby

Mike Shapiro.

circa April, 1964???

SMS64-186Harlem Nocturne
SMS64-187Comin' Home Baby

1624   Clive Nickerson - He's Coming Back Again / F' Days

Clive Nickerson.

September 24, 1964

SCN64-289He's Coming Back Again
SCN64-290F' Days

1625   Ed Pauling - Soul House / Time For Everything

Ed Pauling.

circa November, 1964???

SEP64-373Time For Everything
SEP64-374Soul House

1626   Clive Nickerson - Be Still / Big Bob

Clive Nickerson.

September 24, 1964

SCN64-288Big Bob
SCN64-291Be Still

1627   Red River Dave - The Ballad Of Viet Nam / Lili Marlene #2

no details.

1628   Bill Thomas - Southern Fried Chicken, Part 1 & 2

no details.

1629   no information

1630   Filets Of Sole - Come On Let's Dance / Since I Fell For You

no details.

Savoy 45-1800 series (7 inch 45 rpm)

45-1800   not used

45-1801   Bobby Donaldson - Surrey With The Fringe On Top / Oh What A Beautiful Morning

Rex Stewart, cornet; Emmett Berry, trumpet; Vic Dickenson, trombone; Buster Bailey, clarinet; Red Richards, piano; Bucky Pizzarelli as Bucky Pizzerella, banjo, guitar; Al Lucas, bass, tuba; Bobby Donaldson, drums, leader.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, May 22, 1958

Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Oh What A Beautiful Morning

45-1802   A.K. Salim - Blu-Shout / Blue Boy

Nat Adderley, cornet; Paul Cohen, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Buster Cooper, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Seldon Powell, tenor sax, flute; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Oscar Dennard, piano; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; George Duvivier, bass; Granville Hogan, drums; A.K. Salim, arranger, director.

NYC, October 6, 1958

Blu-Shout
Blue Boy

45-1803   Wilbur Harden - I Whistle A Happy Tune / I Have Dreamed

Wilbur Harden, trumpet; Tommy Flanagan, piano; George Duvivier, bass; G.T. Hogan, drums.

Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 23 & 30, 1958

I Have Dreamed
I Whistle A Happy Tune

45-1804   A.K. Salim - Pay Day / Joy Box

Nat Adderley, cornet; Paul Cohen, Joe Wilder, trumpet; Buster Cooper, trombone; Phil Woods, alto sax; Seldon Powell, tenor sax, flute; Sahib Shihab, baritone sax; Oscar Dennard, piano; Eddie Costa, piano, vibes; George Duvivier, bass; Granville Hogan, drums; A.K. Salim, arranger, director.

NYC, October 6, 1958

Pay Day
Joy Box

45-1805   no information